PIVOT-- One stop shopping for funding

PIVOT

Produced by: ProQuest
About: Why call it "one-stop shopping"? This database that includes international, Federal, state, non-profit, and institutional research, training, travel, and scholarship funding opportunities. It is a subscription-based database; use your MyPitt credentials if off campus to login and create an account. 
Note: Grants found through the links below can be found through PIVOT

US Federal Current and Future Funding Resources on the Internet

Grants.gov

Produced by: US Health & Human Services
About: Grants.gov system houses information on over 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications from 26 federal grant-making agencies and other agencies. NIH & HHS grants can be found here.


National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research 

  • NIH: Find Funding
    • NIH's official publication of notices of grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunity announcements (FOAs)
  • NIH Types of Grant Programs 
    • Research Grants/Projects (R series)
    • Research Career Development Awards (K series)
    • Institutional Training Grants (T & F series; Research Training & Fellowships Grants)
    • Program Project/Center Grants (P series)
    • Resource Grants (various series)
    • Trans-NIH Programs
      • BISTI
        • Biomedical Information Science and Technology Initiative (BISTI)
      • Blueprint
        • NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research
      • Diversity Supplements
        • Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
      • Administrative Supplements
        • Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp) 
      • ESI
        • New and Early Stage Investigators (ESI) Policies
      • GWAS 
        • Genome-Wide Association Studies
      • NIH Common Fund 
        • The Common Fund has been used to support a series of short term, exceptionally high impact, trans-NIH programs known collectively as the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research. As the Common Fund grows, and research opportunities and needs emerge in the scientific community, the portfolio of programs supported by the Common Fund will likely evolve to encompass a diverse set of trans-NIH programs, although the NIH Roadmap is likely to remain a central component.
      • OppNet 
        • NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Research Opportunity Network (OppNet)
      • PECASE
        • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
          Program with listing of NIH Recipients since 1996.  NIH nominates investigator for this award.
      • Stem Cells 
        • Stem Cell Information
      • CounterACT
        • Trans-NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) program 

Federal Contracting reports

Produced by: US General Services Administration (GSA)
About: Annual catalog of all federal funding mechanisms, including grants. Use CFDA numbers for searching in Grants.gov. Formerly called the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.

  • Contract Opportunities
    • Business contracts, not research grants, but some are contracts for outside research expertise to support government research projects.

US Federal Historical Funding Resources on the Internet

Federal RePORTER

  • Many of the same agencies that appear in Grants.gov have data in the Federal RePORTER. If you are interested specifically in NIH prior awards, use the NIH RePORTER.

National Science Foundation Awards Search

  • Current and previously funded NSF grants

HSRProj (Health Services Research Projects in Progress)

  • Voluntarily submitted records about health services research funded by various sources

Search PubMed using HSLS embedded information

Produced by: National Library of Medicine (NLM)
About: Search for research on funded projects in PubMed by adding information about the publication type. View a complete list of Publication Types.

  • To add to a search strategy:
    • Run your search as usual in PubMed
    • In Advanced, add your completed search string to the Query Box
    • Add AND "funding type"[pt]
  • Below are the options for funding types. Make sure there is a blank space between the last word of your search query and AND.
    • EX: breast cancer[tiab] AND united states[mesh] AND "Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S."[pt]
    •  AND "Support of Research"[pt]   This will find any type of funded research, US or not.
    •  AND "Research Support, U.S. Government"[pt]    This will find all US-funded research
    •  AND "Research Support, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act"[pt]
    •  AND "Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S."[pt]
    •  AND "Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S."[pt]
    •  AND "Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural"[pt]
    •  AND "Research Support, N.I.H., Intramural"[pt]
    •  AND "Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't"[pt]

Funding Resources at Pitt

University of Pittsburgh Funding & Research Offices & Services

Office of Sponsored Programs 

The Office of Sponsored Programs can be a good starting point for getting assistance in locating funds. They offer sessions on using PIVOT, the grant source for "one-stop-shopping", throughout the semester and can help graduate students find funding as well.

Office of Research: For researchers 

  • General information page for researchers with up-to-date announcements and links to key resources and offices.

Office of Research, Health Sciences 

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Funding Opportunities 

Autoalerts: Receive automatic funding alerts

Pivot


NIH Guide Weekly Table of Contents


Grants.gov email subscriptions

  • Users must register as individuals or as organizational members. Once registered, use the Connect tab to set up saved searches and subscript to automated lists.

WatchThatPage

  • Use to monitor changes to websites that don't provide email alerting services

For International Applicants

Foundations and Non-profits information

Foundation Directory & Non-profit information

Produced by: CANDID
About: Candid came into being in 2019 when the Foundation Center and GuideStar joined forces. They have 2 subscription databases, one that tracks foundation awards and the other that tracks non-profits. You can view general information about a grantmaker for free (Ex: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) but a subscription is required for more in-depth information.

For New and Early Stage Investigators

NIH Early Stage Investigators Policies


PIVOT


AHRQ: Research Training and Education

  • AHRQ provides an array of pre-doctoral and postdoctoral educational and career development grants and opportunities in health services research training.